13
Jun
13

#Gamilaraay Lingo Lesson 2: Animals

Yamaagara and welcome to the blog for the 2nd #Gamilaraay Lingo lesson this weeks lesson focused on animals.

Again before I start I would like to point out that I am not and expert and that I am on a learning journey that I would like to share.

The animals learnt this week were;

 

  • Grey Kangaroo (also general for Kangaroo) – Bandaarr pronounced ‘Bun – Dar’
  • Echidna – Bigibilla pronounced ‘Big – e – bill – a’
  • Dingo – Marayn pronounced ‘Ma – rain’
  • Goanna – Guugaarr pronounced ‘Goo – Gar’
  • Emu – Dhinawan pronounced ‘Dina – Wan’
  • Long necked Turtle – Girrabirrii pronounced ‘Gear – a – beer – e’
  • Fish (General) – Guya pronounced ‘Gu – Ya’
  • Brown Falcon – Biyaagaarr pronounced ‘Bee – ya – gar’
  • Wedge tailed eagle – Maliyan pronounced ‘Mal – e – yan’
  • Black Cockatoo – Billiir pronounced ‘Bil – ear’
  • Kookaburra – Gugurrgaagaa pronounced ‘Gu – gur – ga – ga’
  • Willy wagtail – Dhirridhirri pronounced ‘dir – e – dir – e’
  • Magpie – Burrugarrbuu pronounced ‘Boo – ru – gar – d – bu’
  • Platypus – Buubumurr pronounced ‘Buu – bu – mor’

Thank you everyone for participating and your support. 

 

The topic for #Gamilaraay Lingo lesson 3 will be the body.


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